National Geographic : 1943 Aug
Fit to Fight Anywhere 243 i. . Army Air, ores, Ollial NN. make a rear assault, our soldiers climbed up these snowy slopes and over the crest. Taken from a reconnaissance fa ' U. S. Army Air Forces, Official Arrow Points to American Soldiers Climbing Attu Snows to Attack the Japanese Enemy forces are entrenched in Holtz Bay, which lies over the saddle at the right beneath the clouds. To make a rear assault, our soldiers climbed up these snowy slopes and over the crest. Taken from a reconnaissance plane, this graphic picture reveals the hardships and hazards overcome by American troops. Learning how to equip men for such ordeals is the important task of Army's climatic research work.